Old Oakville

Ranked as the number one most liveable place in Canada (according to MoneySense magazine).

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Welcome to Old Oakville

Affluent and upscale community with historic homes dating back to the 17th century
Lauded for its extensive history and heritage, Old Oakville provides locals with a comfortable suburban lifestyle. Ranked as the number one most liveable place in Canada (according to MoneySense magazine), it is easy to see why so many individuals flock to the area. In addition to this honor, it is also rated as one of the best places to raise kids.
Individuals seeking a gorgeous and historic property that exudes character should definitely consider relocating to Old Oakville. What’s even more thrilling about this neighbourhood is that some of the homes come with historical plaques detailing the story behind the property. As a rare finding, this feature adds even more meaning and value for homeowners in this area.

What to Love

  • Peaceful and upscale neighbourhoods
  • Homes dating back to the 1800s
  • Lovely area with ample shopping and dining
  • Ranked as the most liveable place in Canada

Local Lifestyle

A community filled with upscale retailers, cafes, and prime conveniences, it is no surprise that people are proud to call Old Oakville home. Residential properties are exceptionally rare, in that they include a mix of heritage homes and houses from the early 1900s. Within walking distance, locals can stroll along the lakeshore, check out nearby shopping, access quality schools, or enjoy time in a tranquil park. Everything about life here is idyllic and highly desirable.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Care to experience the best that Old Oakville has to offer from day one? After moving to the area, be sure to stop by establishments that come recommended by residents.
Whether spending time in Downtown Oakville or exploring less-traveled areas, locals reside minutes from an impressive selection of restaurants. Close to Lakeshore Road, check out the menu offerings at favourites such as Hexagon Restaurant, Justino's Wood Oven Pizza, Maro's, 7 Enoteca, Noble Bistro, Seasons Restaurant, and Pasquale's Trattoria. Along ultra-charming Kerr Street, be sure to dine at Jac's Bistro, Stoney's Bread Company, and Oakville Pizzeria.
The collection of stores in the neighbourhood is also guaranteed to impress. A host of shopping experiences are scattered throughout Old Oakville. Get everything you want and need at Party City, Bed Bath & Beyond, Michaels, Marshalls, Pro Hockey Life, Comic Connection, Barbecues Galore, and Parties N More. Along Lakeshore, peruse upscale retailers such as lululemon, Anthropologie, L'occitane En Provence, and Swiss Interiors.

Things to Do

Have some free time on your hands? Without leaving the neighbourhood, you’ll find ample to do, see, and experience around Old Oakville.
At select times of the year, residents are treated to several highly popular events. Those who appreciate jazz music should add Downtown Oakville Jazz Festival to their calendars. Another favorite event is Midnight Madness, which is also hosted in Downtown Oakville. 
During any time of the year, locals of all ages enjoy spending their days at Lakeside Park, the Oakville Trafalgar Community Centre, Dingle Park, Oakville Museum, Tannery Park, Burnet Park, Westwood Park, and Shipyard Park.


Schools throughout Old Oakville are ranked exceptionally well. Parents can find quality options all the way through 12th grade.

Overview for Old Oakville, Ontario

15,908 people live in Old Oakville, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $205,627. Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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Around Old Oakville, Ontario

There's plenty to do around Old Oakville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Frankie Fettuccine Food Truck, Marbled Meats, and Sweet! Bakery and Teahouse.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$ 3.95 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.71 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.13 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.45 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 3.1 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 0.6 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Old Oakville, Ontario

Old Oakville has 7,287 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by Statistics Canada. Here’s what the people living in Old Oakville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by Statistics Canada.


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Schools in Old Oakville, Ontario

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The following schools are within or nearby Old Oakville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by Statistics Canada.
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St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School*
9th - 12th
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New Central Public School
PreK - 6th
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ÉÉC Sainte-Marie-Oakville*
PreK - 8th
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Oakwood Public School
PreK - 6th
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